Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor.
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The Bombs, by Harold Pinter:. There are no more words to be said. All we have left are the bombs ...
About to see at The Harold Pinter Theatre. Heard great things, very excited!
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He does look cuddly. I wouldn't have liked to be on a sofa with Harold Pinter.
I'm rereading interview with "looking like an attractive young Harold Pinter, but cuddlier..."
James Bond does Harold Pinter and our other picks for must see theatre this fall.
Stupid effing policy that isn't allowing me to book the restricted view tickets I want. Anyone going to the Harold Pinter???
Went into London last night and saw Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Brilliant. Go see this play. .
Now is a good time to go over Harold Pinter's 2005 nobel lecture. Make your brain bigger
This stuff about special relationships and America questioning Britain's reliability as it's ally...Harold Pinter would have had a field day
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Harold Pinter's Nobel speech came to my mind yesterday when that debate was going on. It's stuck with me 8yrs
Saw at the Harold Pinter Theatre last night. Incredible stuff. Very highly recommended.
"I would never use obscene language in the office. Certainly not. I kept my obscene language at home, where it belongs.". - Harold Pinter
whatever it is, more, more! I love Harold pinter's work and I love the rep. More together please?
I ought not to speak about the dead because the dead are all over the place. - Harold Pinter
on | Good writing excites me, and makes life worth living. ~ Harold Pinter
Chimerica at The Harold Pinter Theatre: an amazing, thought provoking play. A must see, plus I got a hug in the bar at no extra cost.
“There are places in my heart...where no living soul... has...or can ever...trespass.” - Harold Pinter
Also managed to see Excellent. Highlight for me was Harold Pinter's Nobel prize speech notes.
"Life is beautiful, but the world is *** " --Harold Pinter
Everyone must see at the Harold Pinter Theatre! Truly incredible!
Whenever there is a supposed justification for a war I rememeber always the world of Harold Pinter.
My review of Lucy Kirkwood's now at Harold Pinter Theatre is here:
Live run Tower of London to Harold Pinter Theatre ?
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I am reminded of Harold Pinter when thinking about the Syria issue
Watching and in a Harold Pinter plays makes me want to fist-pump the whole two hours.
New Broadway season has something for everyone Hollywood stars, plenty of Shakespeare, a dash of Harold Pinter and...
Just seen at the Harold Pinter Theatre - totally brilliant!!
The Harold Pinter Theatre bursting now
I have an odd fondness for the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Interesting how evocative our sense of smell is. Just discovered wash stuff that smells like the hand wash at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
My response to at the Harold Pinter Theatre:
Have you seen any of her late 60s BBC2 comedy shows? Sketches by NF Simpson and Harold Pinter. Bloody great.
“That’s my job, really, to follow the clues.” —Harold Pinter, on writing
"A short piece of work means as much to me as a long piece of work." -Harold Pinter
Absolutely loved at the Harold Pinter Theatre; superb production, great performances and stunning writing. Going to go again.
Very excited to be watching Chimerica tonight at the Harold Pinter Theatre with thank you so much for tickets x
Would you have the courage to stand in front of a column of tanks?
his poem is DANGEROUSLY SIMILAR to Harold Pinter's *political* poem 'American Football':
As Harold Pinter said: "It's so easy for propaganda to work, and dissent to be mocked."
Last night I watched Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Funny, pacey, & moving. Not perfect but I thought it was great.
Writer's life is a highly vulnerable, almost naked activity. We don't have to weep about that. The writer makes his choice - Harold Pinter
his Harold Pinter's Nursery Rhymes is framed on my wall. It has me wheezing with glee. I told him this with the aid of wine.
Went to see last night at Harold Pinter Theatre. What a fantastic play. Brilliant cast. Inspired staging. Great story well played
... for it is on the other side of that mirror that the truth stares at us. [Harold Pinter]
Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre: Set in the rock'n'roll scene of 1950s Soho, this savagely funny play delv...
Btw - going see a play called at the Harold Pinter Theatre in a couple of days. I'll let you know how it is.
All young people should see Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Astounding experience. 5 stars
Anyone wd like to come with me to see 'Chimerica' at the Harold Pinter Theatre?
were you at the Harold Pinter Theatre? I was at the evening performance. Was amazing.
Bargain £10 ticket for Chimerica at. Harold Pinter Theatre : fantastic play!
chimerica is at the Harold Pinter Theatre and Punchdrunk is at an empty building in Paddington, the whole place is used.
“Harold Pinter "Sometimes I find myself writing “C. comes in” when I didn't know that he was going to"
The first night ...is nerve wracking - Harold Pinter intv on writing for an audience and his dreaded "my" reaction.
“All you can do is try to write as well as you can.” —Harold Pinter, on critics
I am having my Harold Pinter moment. Yes.
Many people have talked about human rights but who dares to challenge it in reality.There may be a few and Harold Pinter was …
with mum and dad on the train to West End to the Harold Pinter Sally and I send you congratulations! X
“It’s very difficult to feel contempt for others when you see yourself in the mirror.” - Harold Pinter :
A 1990 film of Harold Pinter on Sam Beckett. Pinter recalls meeting Beckett & reads the conclusion of The Unnamable:
Ok, text me when you're on yr way, I'll meet you outside Harold Pinter, ok?
Sure, how about meal break tmr btw shows, 5pm? Meet @ Harold Pinter stage door?
I just finished reading the play "The Birthday Party" by Harold Pinter. It was pretty strange.
"Lucy Kirkwood's dazzling thriller is one of the best new plays of the year", says Charles Spencer.
My play of the year by a country mile. @ Harold Pinter Theatre
Chimerica and the theatre experience of the year. (@ Harold Pinter Theatre)
'Chimerica', now on at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Read the review by here
To see Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. But first, a byte at the Siam, Soho.
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Lucy Kirkwood's ace opens tonight at Harold Pinter Theatre. Nab a copy of the script on your way out - you'll…
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IS AN AMAZING SHOW. Just come out of press night. Go and see it at the Harold Pinter as soon as you can. Slick a…
First review from last night is in from and the 'dazzling thriller' gets 5 stars!
Absolutely loved at the Harold Pinter Theatre last night. Great production. Even tempted to see it again.
Where DOES the restoration charge go? This is the facade of Harold Pinter Theatre.
Chimerica has had a West End transfer - go see it now:
★★★★★ Chimerica's transfer to the West End is a towering achievement, says Fiona Mountford:
Drum roll...and it's an amazing ★★★★★ review for the transfer from Evening Standard
Chimerica, at Harold Pinter Theatre via . Nice to see given such a great mention
All that happens is that the destruction of human beings - unless they're Americans - is called collateral damage. - Harold Pinter
this was right above a Harold Pinter quote and I thought this was a Harold Pinter quote and I was like, dang Harold Pinter
With help I've worked out he's not Alan Bennett, Harold Pinter, Alan Ayckbourn or Mike Leigh
Glory O Glory! I have been carried for the past 2 days by Patricia Smith, Derrick Brown and Harold Pinter! Glory O Divine Literature!
Turns out Pinterest is Not Actually a Website that Tells you Who is Most like Harold Pinter. Frankly Livid about This.
Just bought tickets to see Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint and Ben Whishaw in Mojo at the Harold Pinter in mid-November! Boom!
Just finished listening to the radio play of Betrayal by Harold Pinter with Olivia Coleman, Andrew Scott and Charles Edwards. Loved it!!
Confirmed: Jez Butterworth's Mojo starring Rupert Grint, Brendan Doyle, Ben Whishaw, Daniel Mays to open at the Harold Pinter Theatre in Oct
After that it was off to the Harold Pinter Theatre to see for the 2nd time
don't work in Outer Mongolia :p Harold Pinter Theatre 7.15 OK?
Tix for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" (10/1 @ the Barrymore) w/ Daniel Craig + Rachel Weisz, go on sale at midnight.
The Birthday Party (1957) is the second full-length play by Harold Pinter and one of Pinter's best-known and most-frequently performed plays. The Birthday Party is about Stanley Webber, an erstwhile piano player in his 30s, who lives in a rundown boarding house, run by Meg and Petey Boles, in an English seaside town, "probably on the south coast, not too far from London"] Two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann, who arrive supposedly on his birthday and who appear to have come looking for him, turn Stanley's apparently innocuous birthday party organized by Meg into a nightmare. The men messing with Stanley is pretty much the whole play, and therefore, it makes this part very significant. Stanley’s emotions reflect his mental and psychological problems, and these emotions make up most of the play. His emotions also bring some humor into the play, to add a little bit of a lighter mood. Mainly, the whole play is based off of one character’s mental and psychological problems. The Birthday Party has be ...
(AUTHOR)Samuel Beckett was born in Dublin in 1906. He befriended the famous Irish novelist James Joyce, and his first published work was an essay on Joyce. In 1951 and 1953, Beckett wrote his most famous novels, the trilogy Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnameable. Waiting for Godot, Beckett's first play, was written originally in French in 1948 (Beckett subsequently translated the play into English himself). It premiered at a tiny theater in Paris in 1953. This play began Beckett's association with the Theatre of the Absurd, which influenced later playwrights like Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. The most famous of Beckett's subsequent plays include Endgame (1958) and Krapp's Last Tape (1959). He also wrote several even more experimental plays, like Breath (1969), a thirty-second play. Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1969 and died in 1989 in Paris.2 (Waiting for Godot as a Christian religious play) Samuel Beckett speaks little in Waiting for Godot, yet manages to invites colossal critical discourses ...
Snowden's revelations are not merely about privacy, nor civil liberty, nor even mass spying. They are about the unmentionable: that the democratic facades of the United States now barely conceal a systematic gangsterism historically identified with if not necessarily the same as fascism. On Tuesday, a US drone killed 16 people in North Waziristan, "where many of the world's most dangerous militants live", said the few paragraphs I read. That by far the world's most dangerous militants had hurled the drones was not a consideration. President Obama personally sends them every Tuesday. In his acceptance of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Literature, Harold Pinter referred to "a vast tapestry of lies, upon which we feed". He asked why "the systematic brutality, the widespread atrocities" of the Soviet Union were well known in the West while America's crimes were "superficially recorded, let alone documented, let alone acknowledged". The most enduring silence of the modern era covered the extinction and dispossession ...
"When the storm is over and night falls and the moon is out in all its glory and all you're left with is the rhythm of the sea, of the waves, you know what God intended for the human race, you know what paradise is." Harold Pinter
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Electric Len Hutton would be ninety-seven today. Harold Pinter: ‘…He was never dull...His play was sculptured. His forward defensive stroke was a complete statement. The handle of his bat seemed electric. Always, for me, a sense of his vulnerability, an uncommon sensibility.’ Pinter also wrote a poem about Len Hutton: I saw Len Hutton in his prime. Another time, another time. Pinter was supposed to have sent it to various other cricket-loving playwrights, of whom there have been many, Terence Rattigan, Tom Stoppard and Simon Gray among them. When he didn't get a reaction from Simon Gray, Pinter challenged him. ‘What do you think of my Hutton poem, Simon?’ Gray paused and answered, ‘Sorry, Harold, I haven't finished it yet.’ There’s the wonderful story of Len Hutton at the Headingley Winter Shed in 1933. George Hirst asked Maurice Leyland to watch him. Three bowlers bowled at Hutton -- then aged 17 -- for a quarter of an hour, after which Hirst asked Leyland what he thought. 'I couldn't tel ...
THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD THE WEST AND THE EAST I. The West 'The Theatre of the Absurd' is a term coined by the critic Martin Esslin for the work of a number of playwrights, mostly written in the 1950s and 1960s. The term is derived from an essay by the French philosopher Albert Camus. In his 'Myth of Sisyphus', written in 1942, he first defined the human situation as basically meaningless and absurd. The 'absurd' plays by Samuel Beckett, Arthur Adamov, Eugene Ionesco, Jean Genet, Harold Pinter and others all share the view that man is inhabiting a universe with which he is out of key. Its meaning is indecipherable and his place within it is without purpose. He is bewildered, troubled and obscurely threatened. The origins of the Theatre of the Absurd are rooted in the avant-garde experiments in art of the 1920s and 1930s. At the same time, it was undoubtedly strongly influenced by the traumatic experience of the horrors of the Second World War, which showed the total impermanence of any values, shook the ...
Rumour that 'Chimerica' will transfer to the Harold Pinter in August given some weight in today's Daily Mail column by Baz Bamigboye
Dirk Bogarde He was brilliant at conveying British raunch and the English habit of masking intolerance as tolerance. After his matinee idol contract expired in the late nineteen-fifties--he was known as the English Rock Hudson for obvious and not so obvious reasons--he began to excavate his true performer self in highly literate smut, such as 1961's "Victim," about a *** barrister, and then, in 1962, the unsurpassable "The Servant," where he began to define his screen persona as the Englishman who reveled in class distinctions even as he excoriated the upper class for holding on to, and fetishizing, what they had, which was their class. Harold Pinter wrote the screenplay for "The Servant," and a few other of Bogarde's films, and, in a way, Pinter was the perfect writer for the actor: his fabled silences allowed Bogarde to fill the page with contempt, disregard, (imagined) plastic sheathed sex, and a weary acceptance. In a way, the only actress who could equal Bogarde's dirty-weekend-in-Buxton mind was Sa ...
Samuel Beckett by Harold Pinter. The famous author Harold Pinter shares his memories of his first encounter with Samuel Beckett and performs the last of 'The...
This amazing production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" directed by Melee Hutton and starring David Matheson and Mark Wilson is not to be missed - the power of the performances, the intimacy of the space and beauty of Andrea Mittler's set design make this a theatrical experience you will not soon forget! Held over for two more shows don't miss your chance!
Moonlight is a play written by Harold Pinter, which premiered at the Almeida Theatre, in London, in September 1993.
the facts about the abominal snowmen starring patrick troughton,frazer hines,deborah watling from 1967 all episodes missing with exeception of the episode The character of Professor Travers is played by Jack Watling, the father of actress Deborah Watling, who plays Victoria. The character of Thonmi is played by David Spenser, who is the partner of Doctor Who writer Victor Pemberton, according to the Internet Movie Database. Episode 2 was shown alongside The Web of Fear episode 1 as part of BSB's Doctor Who Weekend in September 1990, under the banner of The Yeti Rarities. MYTHS Rapalchan was played by David Baron, often said to be the playwright Harold Pinter under a stage name. Pinter has since denied this rumour. (David Baron was indeed Pinter's name for the purposes of Equity, the British actors' union, but he had relinquished it by the time this serial was produced.) FILMING LOCATIONS The North Wales mountain pass at Nant Ffrancon doubled as Tibet. Ealing Television Film Studios, Ealing Green, Ealing L ...
BBC's 'Ab Fab' Joanna Lumley & ITV's 'Sherlock' actor Andrew Scott (who played villian Moriarty) are set to star in two short Harold Pinter plays at the Trafalgar Studios London as part of director Jamie Lloyd’s 'Trafalgar Transformed' season. The two plays, 'Family Voices' and 'Victoria Station', will be performed on the set of the current production "The Hothouse" starring John Simm & Simon Russell Beale.
Harold Pinter's Hothouse-Just booked tickets for this Here is an excellent review by Shami Chakrabarti:
Shami Chakrabarti on prescience of Harold Pinter's play The Hothouse about connection between mind-control & torture
Al Wilder and I in 1978 Steppenwolf Theatre production of The Caretaker by Harold Pinter. John Malkovich directed
The Hothouse by Harold Pinter comes to London this month with Simon Russell Beale and
Theatre at the Harold Pinter Theatre until Saturday 27th July
Call me a snob, but I preferred the Harold Pinter version
Homecoming (Acting Edition): When Teddy, a professor in an American university, brings his wife Ruth to visit ...
It looked & sounded like the kind of play that closes on opening night! Sort of a "Harold Pinter meets Ray Cooney". Dreadful !!
Horrible series of inexplainable dream flashbacks brought on by BBCs version of Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter. Ted, I think I'm going mad.
'Merrily We Roll Along' from go see it at the Harold Pinter Theatre it wonderful!
Hey Calgary, don't miss the RBC Emerging Director's Showcase at feat Harold Pinter's "The Lover"
Now off to see Merrily We Roll Along at the Harold Pinter Theatre...!! :D
The past is what you remember,imagine you remember,convince yourself you remember,or pretend you remember. Harold Pinter (1930-2008),.
More from the archives: 'Murder is the most brutal form of censorship.' ~ Harold Pinter
All excited with the Drama Desk Nomination for Julian Sands, outstanding solo performance for A celebration of Harold Pinter!
Harold Pinter goes into a bar. Barman says 'why the big pause?' After a 30 second silence, Pinter says he's dressed as a bear for a party.
if Harold Pinter wasn't already dead this essay is enough to make me wanna kill him anyway GR.
Antonia Fraser and Harold Pinter looking more in love than all the other couples.
The Abominable Snowmen - Also known as "the one that doesn't have Harold Pinter in it"...
Your mom doesn't have Harold Pinter in it"...
Name the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel adapted by Harold Pinter for the screen (answer - The Last Tycoon)
British dramatist Harold Pinter was born in Hackney and later went to Hackney Downs School.
you should have a look at the Caretaker by Harold Pinter it was great
I just bought: 'Harold Pinter: Plays 4: Betrayal; Monologue; One for the Road; Mountain Language;... via
Paige just showed me a scene from Harold Pinter's Betrayal from BBC's '09 tribute. Makes me wish Irons/Kingsley film version was on DVD.
Loved 'merrily we roll along' at the harold pinter this afternoon so much!!lucky us to get tickets in the front row!
"When I see another atrocity on television I think of Harold Pinter's comment.. 'Life is beautiful, but the world is *** ."
Mesmerized by Samuel Beckett's piercing wit and the acting in "Fragments," a group of sketches. By comparison, Harold Pinter talks too much.
Harold Pinter wrote A Slight Ache, about pain and paranoia of getting old, at age 28.
teens tell me helps them focus on their exams. Like this..those kids doing some Harold that is
Bear walks into a bar: "Lager.and lime please.".Barman says "Why the big pause?". Bear says "Didn't Harold Pinter write this joke?".
I've seen on stage in three of Harold Pinter's plays. He was magnificent each time. Great interviewee too...
The 40th-anniversary revival of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming closed on this date in 2008. The production featured Eve Best & Raúl Esparza.
"Eat your heart out Harold Pinter, we've got drama with a capital d in Essex" Sid Waddell
'Old Times' by Harold Pinter at Londoner West End - what a superb play with a remarkable performance by Kristin Scott Thomas!
10 pics via justbecause05: Michael Gambon, Rupert Graves and Douglas Hodge in “The Caretaker” by Harold Pinter
Looking forward to seeing Rufus Sewell and Kristin Scott-Thomas this afternoon. Harold Pinter Theatre prepare for my arrival...
Now, up early to get day tickets for last performance of Old Times with Kristin Scott Thomas. Looking forward to some Harold Pinter joy.
I can see what Harold Pinter saw in Joan Bakewell
Being back in London has its perks - tonight seeing Kristin Scott Thomas and Rufus Sewell on stage in by Harold Pinter...Exciting!
Harold Pinter's Betrayal Rafe Spall will play 'the other man' opposite Rachel Weisz...
"There are two types of silences. One when no word is spoken. The other when perhaps a torrent of language is employed..." (Harold Pinter)
Going insane trying to learn a monologue from Harold Pinter's THE CARETAKER about a man who went insane.
Let's read a bit since I have nothing else to do. The Homecoming by Harold Pinter.
The next thing I will be seeing without a doubt is Merrily We Roll Along at The Harold Pinter Theatre :)
The Harold Pinter joke is my favorite part.
Harold Pinter's rather lovely - if blindingly white - house in Worthing (which like Brighton is best seen in sun).
- very cool. Harold Pinter was an amazing playwright. Some plays a little strange but always interesting & never dull!
My dad was in the same class at school as Harold Pinter!
No idea what was going on in 'Old Times' (Harold Pinter Theatre), but, being so well written and played, it didn't particularly matter. ★★★★
Got tickets for Harold Pinter's the Hothouse in August at Trafalgar studios with John Simm & Simon Russell Beale.
Harold Pinter's Old Times is brilliant and devastating. Joyce's The Dead with a *** twist, rendered alla Pinteresca, plus so much more.
a moment where I took great joy in combining the worlds of Harold Pinter and Buddhist philosophy
something by Harold Pinter - Old Times maybe? or Rope, I saw a great production of it at my uni
"Apart from the known and the unknown, what else is there?" -Harold Pinter
Into my workshop early for rehearsal of scenes from Harold pinter's The Betrayal for our next showcase!
I have now been abandoned in the dressing room at Harold Pinter With nothing but a pot of olives and a Mac compressing and transfering files
Just told you have joined Pinterest and I am to welcome you! Are you producing the new Harold Pinter project?
Harold Pinter's anguished plea to his lost son
"The more acute the experience, the less articulate its expression." - Harold Pinter | |
Heart-breaking complaint from Harold Pinter's letters: 'People have refused to understand my faults.' :
My other half liked my Pinterest boards but couldn't work out what they had to do with Harold Pinter.
Invite to 'THE DUEL' Premiere at Harold Pinter Theatre. Actors from a Mental Health Care Residential Facility.
Harold Pinter, who infamously forbade transcription of his works. Every member of production had to refer to him personally.
Harold Pinter, why are you so confusing?
The Hothouse by Harold Pinter with Simon Russell Beale at Trafalgar Studios May 4th
"Tonight, my friend, you find me in the last lap of a race I had long forgotten to run." quoting No Man's Land by Harold Pinter.
Saturday I spent merrily bookbrowsing on Charing Cross Road, then a real unexpected but longed-for treat: at Harold Pinter Theatre
4 of 5 stars to The Homecoming by Harold Pinter
Film & tv star John Simm returns to London stage in Harold Pinter's "The Hothouse" at the Trafalgar Studios. Directed by Jamie Lloyd...
I was really disappointed when I found out that Pinterest wasn't anything to do with Harold...
Old Times currently in West End. The Hothouse to follow. The Birthday Party in Manchester from June. Harold is being heard.
The Hothouse by Harold Pinter with Simon Russel Beale and ...ticket details here …
Simon Russel Beale, the greatest living stage actor, will star with John Simm in Harold Pinter's The Hothouse ...
I highly recommend to see the play 'Old Times' with Kristin Scott Thomas written by the brilliant Harold Pinter: smashing success!
I am watching a documentary about the "play" Macbeth by Harold Pinter. It has Ethan Hawke as the host & this is why I mention the fucjer.
Tonight my adventure is going to the Harold Pinter Theatre to see Kristin Scott Thomas, Rufus Sewell & Lia Williams in Old Times. Cant wait!
Like to read Michael Billington on Harold Pinter? Michael Grade on Bill Cotton? Douglas Hurd on Ted Heath? Roy Hattersley on Jim Callaghan?
Literature Main article: British literature The Chandos portrait, believed to depict William Shakespeare 'British literature' refers to literature associated with the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Most British literature is in the English language. In 2005, some 206,000 books were published in the United Kingdom and in 2006 it was the largest publisher of books in the world. The English playwright and poet William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest dramatist of all time, and his contemporaries Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson have also been held in continuous high esteem. More recently the playwrights Alan Ayckbourn, Harold Pinter, Michael Frayn, Tom Stoppard and David Edgar have combined elements of surrealism, realism and radicalism. Notable pre-modern and early-modern English writers include Geoffrey Chaucer (14th century), Thomas Malory (15th century), Sir Thomas More (16th century), John Bunyan (17th century) and John Milton (17th century). ...
About to go and see Old Times at Harold Pinter Theatre with Kristin Scott Thomas, possibly my favourite actress, can't wait!
I wrote something for a newspaper. Arts & Culture section on Julian Sands, Malkovich, and Harold Pinter. Please read:
So moved by Harold Pinter's Old Times, not sure if I'm sad or not...Rufus Sewell, Kristin Scott-Thomas and Lia Williams did a fantastic job!
Atul Kumar runs “The Company Theatre”, a Mumbai based theatre group that has won acclaim for its plays in India as well as in other foreign countries. Atul graduated from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) in French language, culture, literature, history and civilization. Since the late eighties, he has directed as well as acted in many plays. In 1987, he directed THE RESPECTABLE PROSTITUTE, a play by Sartre and 2004 saw him directing Rahee Dahake’s SMELL for the Writers’ Bloc Festival that took place in Mumbai. As an actor, he has performed in plays written by playwrights such as Moliere, Harold Pinter, Girish Karnad and others. Atul has also translated a few plays into Hindi such as Moliere’s TARTUFFE and Ionesco’s THE CHAIRS. He also has performed and trained in countries such as France, the US, the UK and Canada. His Indian classical theatre training includes having practiced the Kathakali classical theatre-dance in Kerala for three years and in having trained in Kalerippa ...
Antonia Fraser on poetry, love and Harold Aidan Pinter When I was eight, I was romantically in love with Jean, my beautiful young nanny. At the same time I discovered the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (in Palgrave's Golden Treasury – a typical north Oxford stocking present). "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways" was my favourite. I used to croon it to myself in her honour. I don't know how I would have got through the terrible sadness of the day Jean left us to join the WRNS, if I'd not had Elizabeth Barrett Browning to comfort me. Much later, Harold's love poems became the delight of my life – best of all "It is Here" – and similarly provide comfort now he is no longer around to recite them to me. "It Is Here" by Harold Pinter (for A) What sound was that? I turn away, into the shaking room. What was that sound that came in on the dark? What is this maze of light it leaves us in? What is this stance we take, To turn away and then turn back? What did we hear? It was the breath we took wh ...
Brilliant AND reminds me of one of my favourite bits of trivia. Danny Dyer's first acting break? Given to him by Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter's nobel prise lecture should be shown to teenagers and says what it needs to say about human injustice. Excellent about truth.
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are in closely guarded negotiations to appear together in Harold Pinter's 1978 play Betrayal about a wife cuckolding her husband.
Daniel Craig and Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz could become entangled lovers in a Broadway revival of Harold Pinter's time-bending drama Betrayal — staged by Tony and Academy Award-winning director Mike Nichols — this fall, according to the Daily Mail.
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz may be coming to Broadway this fall in a revival of Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL.
Harold Pinter is so much better than Steven Berkoff
Also, any interest in the Harold Pinter play with Kristin Scott Thomas on at the moment? xxx
I decided to go out on a limb. I had my Bar mitzvah when I was 13 and I never entered a synagogue again. I've never had anything to do with it. Harold Pinter
Review Round-up: Pinter's 'haunting' Old Times: Ian Rickson's new revival of Harold Pinter's Old Times opened to...
At Julian Sands celebration of Harold Pinter - Directed by John Malkovich at Pacific Resident Theater with
Oh that's just great. Rufus Sewell in a Harold Pinter. Great. Marvelous.
ART NEWS: Critics praise the new production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, starring Rufus Sewell and Kristin Scot...
"There are enormous feelings of rage and desolation" Kristin Scott Thomas on Harold Pinter's Old Times, opening soon
Great adaptation of Harold Pinter's Celebration w/ Michael Gambon, Colin Firth, Penelope Wilton - - The duck's for me.
5 favorite screenwriters (literarily speaking): Ingmar Bergman, Paddy Chayefsky, Harold Pinter, The Coen Brothers, John Sayles. Runner up Robert Towne (Chinatown is the great American screenplay but he doesn't rank higher because of Polanski's genius alteration of the ending and his greatly uneven career afterwards. Second greatest American screenplay is Paul Schrader's Taxi Driver, also made eternal by directorial execution). Yea, Preston Sturges didn't make it because I'm a depressing, gloomy guy...
X-Men stars will also appear in production of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land.
Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart are to reprise their production of Waiting for Godot on Broadway, where it will play alongside a Harold Pinter revival.
Just saw Old Times by Harold Pinter, but doesn't stand the test of time. Shame as Rufus Sewell & Kristen Scott Thomas such good actors.
Kristin Scott Thomas ever so graceful in Harold Pinter play Old Times. The play itself probably not his finest.
Blown away by Kristin Scott Thomas's on stage performance of Harold Pinter's Play Old Times with Lia Williams & Rufus Sewell
Tickets going fast for Julian Sands Celebration of Harold Pinter at Pacific Resident Theatre.
What a whirlwind weekend! I drove to NYC to spend the night at the loft followed by a mid-morning trip to Boston for a memorial service on Saturday. A dear friend's son-in-law who lived in London died at age 44 from the flu. A tragic event where two younger girls are now without a father. One of Andrew's best friends in London is Colin Firth, the actor. He and his wife Livia were in Concord for Andrew's memorial service on Saturday. Colin read, "It is Here" by Harold Pinter. His reading was brilliant!! To this end, at the two gatherings after the service,I had the pleasure of chatting with them both for about half an hour. Their summer villa is near one of my favorite Medieval towns, Orvietto. An invitation arrived via today's e-mail to spend time with them in Italy! What a wonderful gesture on their part.
Brilliant performance by Kristen Scott Thomas at the Harold Pinter Theatre tonight - I want to look as good as her!
Old Times by Harold Pinter at the Harold Pinter Theatre. I'd rather see Seems Like Old Times by Neil Simon at the Neil Simon Theatre.
IX. A Letter from me to Harold Pinter (After hearing Julian Sands lecture about Pinter) I was thinking about the conversation She and I had after your celebration, About what we said about how you were So different from that other guy, How you wrought the family dialogues, Animal canticles about eternal competitions, The trapped, well rehearsed and kin worn Clattering like pebbles caught under a creek. But the more I thought about what was said The more alike the two of you became: The Conversation of the Damned! Of course This is what the two of you had in common. Your differences were the scenic metaphors: Living-room versus desolation: emptiness. Oh. Quite. But then, the other bloke made me laugh. You anatomized truths. You cut so deep. So. Silences. Note: The other bloke was Samuel Beckett. SPMackin, 1/15/2013
For Grade 11 English majors 1. Family 1. Why is Albert’s mother so possessive? (Harold Pinter, A Night Out) Albert’s mother is a widow. Albert is the only younger member in the family so she doesn’t want to let him away from home. He is also the only male member of the family. She is depending on him and therefore dominating him. 2. Ronnie says you can solve things by talking about them! Do you agree with Ronnie? Ronnie says to her mother, “You can solve things by talking about them.” She says this with sarcasm. This means no one can solve only by talking. So, I agree with Ronnie. The mother keeps talking and nagging at her husband without doing anything. 3. How do the riddles relate to the situation in the passage? In this passage there are two riddles. They are the riddle of father and daughter. Both of them like their family doctors very much. This is because they worry about the others members of their family and fall ill from time to time. 4. Why is the father an outsider in the home? The f ...
Kristin Scott Thomas, Rufus Sewell & Lia Williams are treading the Harold Pinter boards in Old Times tonight:
First Old Times preview done. Great to be back at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Lia & Kristin talk role swapping here:
Kristin Scott Thomas. Beyond excited to go to London to see this Harold Pinter play
Just watched a uni student on a game show guess that a Harold Pinter play was written by "Scott F. Fitzgerald".
Julian Sands back with A Celebration of Harold Pinter on FEb 3 + NORA named in Top 10 LA performances
I tried to watch David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis" last night but gave up; I see why it never made it to many theatres last year. This had Robert Pattinson as a detached power broker riding around in a limosine having inane philosphical conversations about power and money while protesters rail outside. It was like an awful absurd mashup of Bret Easton Ellis and Harold Pinter. I can't imagine anyone liking this movie; big misfire.
Yesterday, ar Rodney's Book Store in Central Square, I found a used copy -- it looked virginally unread -- of "Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter" by Antonia Frasier. I am not surprised that it appeared unread. Less than 50 pages into it I came to the conclusion that not since Eva and Juan Peron has a couple so utterly deserved each other. I remember reading Frasier's sister Rachel Billington's -- a rather good novelist -- roman à clef about Antonia, "Beautiful" in the early 70's, nearly a decade pre-Pinter. It has been said that after reading the novel Frasier did not speak to her sister for several years. That fictionalised version of Frasier is positively flattering in comparison to the self-portrait she unwittingly pins in this book, and Pinter was clearly no day at the beach either. Anybody want a free book?
1 night only at Steppenwolf: Julian Sands performs "A Celebration of Harold Pinter" Feb. 10 directed by John Malkovich.
Lia Williams and Kristin Scott Thomas will alternate Anna and Kate in Old Times by Harold Pinter their schedule ..
This list is full of people I admire. See also Harold Pinter and Rabindranath Tagore.
(A)"Which of these writers is known for the play 'Waiting for Godot?' a)Samuel Beckett b)Harold Pinter c)James Joyce d)Sam Shepard"
LULU: But where could we go? STANLEY: Nowhere. There's nowhere to go. So we could just go. It wouldn't matter. —Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, p. 26.
Dinner at Inamo followed by A Chorus of Disapproval at the Harold Pinter Theatre. What a lovely evening ahead!!
Rupert Graves in BBC's Radio Play 'The Homecoming 1965' by Harold Pinter...: via
'The Browning Version' by Rattigan at the Harold Pinter Theatre. So well crafted and so sad.
A pitch to Viz for a new character: Rural Harold Pinter.
At the Harold Pinter Theatre for 'A Chorus of Disapproval'. It's very, er, slanty in here. The building takes up half the stage.
I am going to give this note to all playwrights. Only wish Harold Pinter was still around to receive it.x
I just voted for Jon Robyns in Spamalot at the Harold Pinter & Playhouse in the Awards
'One way of looking at speech is to say it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness.' Harold Pinter
tidied my roon, done all English work and an extra English essay on Harold Pinter. Now going to clean the bathroom and do some textiles WOO
'Old Times' at Harold Pinter Theatre booked. Trafalgar studios next. Macbeth. Ive seen it to death, but with James McAvoy.. A must 😃
A-list cast, brilliant play. Old Times by Harold Pinter from Jan 12th in London
I appear to be writing an essay on Harold Pinter.
The last product I checked out offline and then ordered it online was a _.
Just tried to register the website for my Harold Pinter Fan Club, but apparently is already taken?!
could you help me study for my test on Harold Pinter? That'd be very helpful
Tonight's review is up. Simon Russell Beale in Privates on Parade:
In these Nobel Price times: This really impacted me - Harold Pinter's acceptance speech 2005: Art, Truth & Politics:
"They're the sort of people, who, if the gates of heaven opened to them, all they'd feel would be a draught." -Harold Pinter (via
" I'd look at her face, but she was quite unaware of my gaze." Anna, 'Old Times', Harold Pinter
Hello and happy Monday to our FB fans! How was everyone's weekend?! What movies or did you watch? We want to know!
Pinter needs to make his bloody mind up. 'Ambiguity' is not a good enough excuse Harold.
Did you know that has Harold Pinter's archive? The cast of Old Times do and were here consulting original drafts last week!
Pshh, Harold Pinter...more like Harold Dead! Everybody knows dead writers suck.
“Stefan Golaszewski is like Mike Leigh, Caroline Aherne and Harold Pinter all in one package.
Dug up a letter from a great man today.He was wishing me well for a show. Now on my dressing room mirror. you Harold Pinter
I'm pretty certain that a drunk Harold Pinter penned that track.
As an alternative to the The Show I Refuse To Name, here's Harold Pinter in Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape" on
worth it Harold Pinter wrote screenplay and quality cast
Old Times by Harold Pinter.what a cast!
Harold Pinter explores the fall out of infidelity with inverse chronology. Exquisite acting & delectable dialogue in 0100 TCM
The news of Moore dying gives me a cheap excuse to post a link to one of my favourite clips 'involving' Harold Pinter
Thanks for the tip. Friend works in the box office at the Harold Pinter and can sometimes get tickets for others.she might help
Harold Pinter, the playwright and dramatist who wrote the first draft of the film, thought the Fawlty Towers actor would be perfect f...
What if Pinterest is just a Harold Pinter fan message board that's gone way off topic?
She's in 'A Chorus of Disapproval' at the Harold Pinter Theatre until January :)
Old Times is a dramatic play by Harold Pinter. It was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the...
Up in the Gods at the Harold Pinter Theatre about to see A Chorus of Disapproval!
The stage crew are playing Xmas music over the tannoy as they set up, and stage door is decorated...it's Xmas at the Harold Pinter!
you know what time it is: Time to revisit "Hail to the Thief". Also tomorrow night is Harold Pinter night, tell yr friends
can't wait to see you tomorrow at Harold Pinter Theater
Fish with AIDS in a sauna, isn't that a Harold Pinter play?
Pinter's Old Times play to open at the Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter walks into a bar. 'I'd like a pint of. Beer, please.' Barman says, 'Sure, but why the big pause??'
'We are a theatre, not a cinema' Harold Pinter FOH staff
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